October 14, 2013 Subject:
Fun to see what the press had to say about Cacophony/Suicide
1977 thru 1990 press articles about the Suicide Club and Cacophony Society and their events.
July 1-7, 1977 Berkeley Barb review written by Jayson Wechter, who went on to later fame as the originator of the Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt and the San Francisco Treasure Hunts. With bonus: reverse side contains coverage of a 1977 gay pride parade.
January 1979 Bay Area Lifestyle magazine (entire contents), featuring cover story on San Francisco's Suicide Club, plus other interesting material from the more experimental side of the Bay Area social scene.
A eulogy for Gary Warne (Suicide Club co-founder and much, much more), by Dennis Kaplan, 1983 or early 1984.
The Cacophony Society: Unexpected Behavior, by Laura Miller. June 15, 1988 Calendar Magazine.
Urban Gorillas and Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers, by Elizabeth Kaufmann, Village Voice, July 26, 1988. A review of an Oakland storm sewer walk.
Oakland Tribune, July 12, 1990, "Eastbay Ear" column by Martin Snapp, mentions the upcoming guided tour of the Oakland storm sewers.
Oakland Tribune, July 18, 1990, "Oakland Underground: An 'utterly civilized' slog through the sewers", by Sarah Thailing. Multi-page feature with photos.